Supreme power or authority; the power of controlling; territory under the authority of a prince or state; government; ascendant; an order of angels; persons governed.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (noun) (n.) (noun)
Supreme authority or control; sovereignty; rule; a territory or country subject to the control of one government.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (noun) (n.) (noun)
Supreme power or authority; territory or district governed by a prince; rule; control.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (noun) (n.) (noun)
Lordship: highest power and authority: control: the country or persons governed:- pl. ( B.) angelic and powerful spirits.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (noun) (n.) (noun)
Lordship; sovereignty; the country governed; region.
- The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894. (noun) (n.) (noun)

Usage examples:

Lady Belfield said, But is it not impossible to bring every part of our nature under this absolute dominion
- Coelebs In Search of a Wife by Hannah More
But if any man desire to have his single freedom, the rest being bound, what does he else demand but to have the dominion
- A History of English Literature Elizabethan Literature by George Saintsbury
Had the dominion of the Dutch continued a century longer, there would have existed in the very heart of the Union a people opposed to its establishment, by their language, origin, and habits.
- The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper